Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

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  • Stargazing under the night sky

    (Peoria) – Join local astronomy experts, Tony and Carole La Conte, from Stargazing for Everyone, on Saturday, September 23 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant as they bring the universe and planets to you!... more details

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  • Maricopa County parks prepare to lift fire ban

    (Maricopa County) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will lift its annual fire ban on Monday, August 28. This allows park visitors to use campfires, fire pits, and charcoal grills. ​... more details

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  • Maricopa County parks include smoking restrictions as part of fire ban

    (Maricopa County) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban on May 8. Now, the Department is taking additional steps to protect the parks due to the extremely dry conditions. Effective Monday, June 26, smoking in Maricopa County parks will be prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle or at developed recreation sites such as parking lots, picnic ramadas or campsites. ... more details

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  • County Parks set May 8 as start date for annual fire ban

    (Maricopa County) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Monday, May 8.... more details

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  • Go Wild for Flowers

    (Maricopa County) – Ahhh…spring is in the air and the wildflowers are blooming! Along with the warm temperatures comes the chance to view Mother Nature at her finest as she carpets the desert floor with an array of beautiful colors. ... more details

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  • Prickly Pedal Racers Put The Pedal To The Metal

    (Maricopa County) – Last spring, hundreds of cyclists from around the country geared up for the inaugural Prickly Pedal Mountain Bike Race. They put the pedal to the metal, and raced along the Maricopa Trail from Lake Pleasant Regional Park towards the Town of Cave Creek.... more details

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  • Maricopa County Parks are telling residents to Take A Hike

    (Maricopa County) – Have you ever wanted to tell someone to take a hike? In November, you’ll have a chance to do just that!... more details

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  • Are you up to the challenge

    (Maricopa County) - Back by popular demand, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will roll out the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge on Tuesday, November 1.... more details

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  • County parks honor veterans with gesture of appreciation

    (Maricopa County) – As a small token of appreciation for the freedoms afforded to all Americans, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will be honoring all veterans with Military Service Appreciation Day on Friday, November 11. ... more details

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